Choice Lass

Vessel Name on Arrival: 
Lord Howe
Vessel Type: 
Trawler
GRT: 
75
Draught For'd: 
4' 0"
Draught Aft: 
7' 3"
Year Built: 
1917
Arrival Date: 
05/04/1946
Breakup Started: 
22/04/1946
Date First Beaching: 
03/03/1947
Breakup Completed: 
12/01/1948
Original Builder: 
Lowestoft Shipbuilding Yard
Name Changes: 

 Launched as CHOICE LASS and later renamed LORD HOWE
 
 
 

Other Information: 

Built as the Drifter CHOICE LASS for the Lowestoft Steam Herring Drifters Company           Regn. :  LT 1257
 
80' 7"  x  17' 11" 
 
Requisitioned by the Royal Navy in 1939
Returned to the original Owners in 1946
Sent for demolition in 1946
 
(The image below courtesy of the Shetland Museum website and shows the Lord Howe as the nearest vessel)
 

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